When we see students struggling, our first response is often to try to rescue them from that struggle. But, not all struggle is bad. In fact, if you help students struggle the right way, you can not only make them become better learners, you can dramatically increase their motivation to take full ownership of their own learning. In this edWeb webinar, attendees learned how to tell the difference between productive and destructive struggle, and specific ways to foster productive struggle and curtail destructive struggle.
In this edWeb.net webinar, attendees discovered how songs and rhythmic chants can support necessary skills inherent in social development. The presenter highlighted ways to approach making music with young children in the inclusion classroom to support development of social skills not only in children with disabilities, but in any child who is delayed in social skill development.
With digital resources such as eBooks, databases, and lots of amazing online tools, teachers have the opportunity to engage students both inside and outside the classroom like never before. In this edWeb.net webinar, Shannon McClintock Miller showed attendees how to use digital resources to keep young people excited about learning all throughout the year.
The Medal of Honor is the highest military award the United States can bestow. This webinar presented engaging ideas for teaching the colorful history of the Medal to students and supporting them in navigating the often tenuous balance between sacrifice, merit, and recognition. Attendees practiced strategies for student critical thinking, discovered practical ways to support student motivation, and more.
Build self-esteem and emotional intelligence from the very beginning! View this edWeb.net webinar featuring Debbie Clement, an award-winning, song-writing, author/illustrator, in an upbeat romp of music, movement, novelty, sign language and laughter.
The pace of development and the sheer number of different types of technology can be overwhelming to many in the education field. Further, deciding how to implement technology can be confusing. But students with Autism Spectrum Disorders have needs that can often be met with technology,and they may benefit even more from these tools than do students with typical cognitive development. In this presentation from the Teaching Students with Autism community, Jeffery Richards, M.Ed. and Chris Karter, M.A. suggested a framework for utilizing technology in the classroom.
Blended Learning has the potential to provide teachers with actionable data to inform classroom instruction, provide students with tools to help meet each individual’s needs at his or her own pace, and provide administrators with insight into their schools and classrooms. In this edWeb webinar from the Adaptive Math Learning community, attendees discovered how Nevada’s Aldeane Comito Ries Elementary School is leveraging data to support teaching and learning in their blended learning program.
In this edWeb.net webinar from Exploring eBooks for K-12, Library Media Specialist Tina Berumen shared how she created a major eBook frenzy on her campus and implemented a completely digital library orientation. Find out how she is able to manage all of her school’s digital content under a single login system to keep her scholars accessing information safely, 24/7, from their own device.
Data-driven educational decision-making refers to processes by which educators examine student assessment or other relevant data to identify student strengths and deficiencies, and then apply those findings to their own classroom practice. In this edWeb.net webinar, Dr. Craig A. Mertler discussed developing a data-driven mindset, and shared specific processes for using student assessment data to guide data-driven decision making.
As educators, we find ourselves staying just as active in the summer as we are during the school year, continuing to work with young people as we gear up for the school year ahead. In this edWeb webinar, Tim Smith explored ways that the free Character Development Program (CDP) can augment the desire for participation and leadership in our homes, summer groups, and classrooms by providing a direct outlet to involvement and summer learning.